WIT Press


The Potential Of The Electric Vehicle; A Scenario Analysis For Amsterdam

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT970141

Volume

33

Pages

10

Published

1997

Size

1,040 kb

Author(s)

S.A. Rienstra, F. Bisschop & P. Nijkamp

Abstract

This paper investigates by means of a scenario analysis which conditions have to be fulfilled for a successful introduction of electric vehicles in the city of Amsterdam. First, a short introduction to Amsterdam and electric vehicles is given. Next, four scenarios are constructed by means of the so-called Spider-model. The four quadrants of the model represent policy concerns about (inter)national flanking policies, local economic develop- ments, local spatial policies and public transport policies, respectively. Four scenarios are constructed: 'Prosperous Amsterdam', 'Sustainable Amsterdam', 'Pauperized Amsterdam' and 'Lonely Amsterdam'. It is concluded that f

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